WESTON, Vt. – Sunday’s On The Hill concert series is delighted to have the Taconic Chamber Players with guitarist Oren Fader and mezzo-soprano Jessica Bowers gracing the Church on the Hill stage at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24 in Weston, Vt. There is a small fee for adults; children 12 and under are free. The doors open around 3:30 p.m. with parking available at the church and along Lawrence Hill Road. See www.SundaysOnTheHill.org and www.taconicmusic.org for more information.
Taconic Chamber Players is the resident ensemble of Taconic Music. The ensemble has a broad repertoire of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and contemporary works, including pop, rock, and jazz arrangements, and performs in venues ranging from private homes to concert halls, in traditional and nontraditional spaces. The quintet members for this concert are violinists Heather Braun-Bakken and Joana Genova, violist Ariel Rudiakov, cellist Liam Veuve, and percussionist Matthew Gold.
Oren Fader is highly regarded as a performer of classical and electric guitar repertoire, solo and chamber, traditional, and contemporary. Reviewing his solo New York City recital, Guitar Review magazine stated, “His scholarship, technique, and intelligent musicianship are plainly evident and the beauty of his tone is consistently compelling.”
Jessica Bowers is a native of Spokane, Wash. Bowers has performed with the Utah Opera, Opera Boston, Caramoor Opera, Central City Opera, Anchorage Opera, and Spokane Opera among others. She has a long list of roles and performances.